Adoption of in-memory technology solutions is happening faster than ever. This stems from a three pronged demand – first, a greater number of users, analysts, and businesses need access to data. Second, the number of transactions is increasing globally, so companies need faster ingest and analytics engines. Finally, performance inconsistencies are the nail in the coffin for companies competing in the on-demand economy – these enterprises need the responsiveness in-memory technology...
by Emily Friedman
Prediction 1. The industrial internet moves to real-time data pipelines
The industrial internet knits together big data, machine learning, and machine-to-machine communications to detect patterns and adjust operations in near real time. Soon the industrial internet will expand by definition to include the Internet of Things.
The detection of patterns and insights often comes with a price: time. While the goal of machine learning is to develop models that will prove useful, dealing with large...
by Eric Frenkiel
Photo: Martin Taylor
We often hear “How can I use MemSQL together with my Oracle database?”
As a relational database, MemSQL is similar to an Oracle database, and can serve as an alternative to Oracle in certain scenarios. Here is what sets MemSQL apart:
MemSQL is a distributed system, designed to run on multiple machines with a massively parallel processing architecture. An Oracle database, on the other hand, resides in a single, large machine, or a smaller fixed cluster size.
by Steven Camina
Tradelab, a programmatic marketing platform company based in France, uses MemSQL to process and analyze real-time bidding data for hundreds of customers.
Challenge: NoSQL Data Latency
The Tradelab real-time ad serving platform requires a heavy mixed read/write workload, and the NoSQL database they had in place was introducing unnecessary data latency into the ad-bidding process. The company began searching for a replacement – a true real-time data management solution with two key...
by Lesia Myroshnichenko
Bitcoin has occupied headlines of technology and business publications over the past several years. The concept of digital currency, or cryptocurrency, rocked the financial industry, and public opinion about the applications of Bitcoin continues to ebb and flow.
Today, Bitcoin is being overshadowed by another technology: blockchain. Blockchain is a public ledger for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This is where the real money is, say payment industry experts. Blockchain is a distributed...
There is no question that data is infiltrating our world. Recently 451 Research predicted that the Total Data Market is expected to double in size from $60 billion in 2014 to $115 billion in 2019.
IDC suggested that Internet of Things (IoT) spending will reach $1.7 trillion in 2020. and noted, “the real opportunity remains in the enterprise…”
And as stated in a recent Gartner blog post, while the three leading independent Hadoop distribution players measure their revenue in 10s of...
by Gary Orenstein
The inaugural In-Memory Computing Summit begins next week, June 29-30, and we are thrilled to be a part of it. From speaking sessions on Spark and customer use cases, to games and giveaways, you will not want to miss the action. Visit us at booth #4 to pick up our brand new t-shirt, and learn how in-memory computing can bring peak performance to new or existing applications.
MemSQL Speaking Sessions
From Spark to Ignition: Fueling Your Business on Real-Time Analytics
Monday, June 29 at 10:40am...
by Kevin White
Takeaways from the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit
Last week, MemSQL had the opportunity to participate in the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit in Las Vegas. It was a fun chance to talk to hundreds of analytics users about their current challenges and future plans.
As an in-memory database company, we fielded questions on both sides of the analytics spectrum. Some attendees were curious about how we compared with SAP HANA, an in-memory offering at the...
Strata+Hadoop World was full of activity for MemSQL. Our keynote explained why real-time is the next phase for big data. We showcased a live application with Pinterest where they combine Spark and MemSQL to ingest and analyze real-time data. And we gave away dozens of prizes to Strata+Hadoop attendees who proved their latency crushing skills in our Query Kong game.
During the event, Mike Hendrickson of O’Reilly Media sat down with MemSQL CEO Eric Frenkiel to discuss:
The state of in-memory...